There are 8 ways to get from Southampton to Cornwall by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
  2. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Bodmin Parkway

$116 - $215

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Bus  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to St Austell National Express

$21 - $28

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Train via Exeter St Davids  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell

$88 - $163

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Cornwall 179.8 miles

$35 - $60

Fly Southampton to Newquay  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newquay (NQY) SOU - NQY

$177 - $601

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$154 - $315

Train to Birmingham, fly to Newquay  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Newquay (NQY) BHX - NQY

$207 - $505

Fly Southampton to Exeter, train  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Exeter (EXT) SOU - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway

$150 - $608

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Rosevean, Bowling Green Turn via St Austell, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 58 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Cornwall is 151 miles. The road distance is 179.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Cornwall without a car is to train which takes 5 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Southampton to Cornwall, including transfers.

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Southampton to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Cornwall is to train which takes 5 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 58 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 54 min.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Newquay Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Southampton to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at St Austell station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Cornwall is 180 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to drive from Southampton to Cornwall.

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Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Newquay Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 151.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Cornwall, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to Cornwall via Westbury (Wilts), Bodmin Parkway, Bodmin Parkway Station, and Bodmin, Priory House in around 5 h 54 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Cornwall once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Jersey, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Manchester, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Amsterdam, Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Birmingham to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Jersey
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $160
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $45
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to St Austell
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to St Austell
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com

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